It is an entire new period of Dancing With the Stars.
After 30 seasons on ABC, the superstar dance competitors shifted to Disney+ for its season 31 premiere—and it didn’t disappoint.
Tyra Banks and new co-host Alfonso Ribeiro have been joined by a returning judges’ panel of Len Goodman, Derek Hough, Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli for the massive premiere get together, which challenged the group of 16 new opponents to bounce to a music that “makes them flip up.”
First, the excellent news. TikTok star Charli D’Amelio wiped the dancefloor with the competitors, incomes a whopping 32 factors for her Cha Cha to Megan Thee Stallion‘s “Savage” with associate Mark Ballas.
In second place, Wayne Brady and associate Witney Carson earned 28 factors for his or her spectacular Cha Cha routine to Carl Carlton‘s “She’s a Dangerous Mama Jama (She’s Constructed, She’s Stacked).”
Probably the most emotional second of the night was saved for Selma Blair and her associate Sasha Farber, who danced the Viennese waltz to David Prepare dinner’s “Time of My Life.” Selma, who’s competing after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2018, introduced many within the ballroom to tears, together with decide Carrie Ann and fellow contestant Jordin Sparks.
Selma broke down into tears herself whereas receiving her scores, saying, “I am so grateful, I am so grateful.” She and Sasha discovered themselves in a 3rd place tie with Drag Race star Shangela and her associate Gleb Savchenko, with each groups racking up 27 factors.
When it got here time for the primary elimination of the season, Jersey Shore star Vinny Guadagnino and associate Koko Iwasaki had the bottom judges’ rating with 16 factors, however have been saved by the fan vote.